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Downwinder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 04:27 PM
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41. I'd get a car and driver. I could go to an Occupy then.
If there was any left over I might turn the heat on.
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  -If you won a lottery today, how would your life style change? hedgehog  Dec-10-11 02:24 PM   #0 
  - I'd be able to afford health insurance.  MilesColtrane   Dec-10-11 02:27 PM   #1 
  - I hate to read this.... It took a family member four years to get qualified  midnight   Dec-10-11 02:35 PM   #8 
  - I have found some success in getting equipment for my daughter  jwirr   Dec-10-11 04:54 PM   #49 
  - You certainly can  jmowreader   Dec-10-11 09:46 PM   #91 
  - Yes, the first thing I'd buy would be health insurance.  gkhouston   Dec-10-11 06:07 PM   #52 
  - The question is, how would yours?  KamaAina   Dec-10-11 02:28 PM   #2 
  - I'm right there with you hedghog... Last year I was able to get  midnight   Dec-10-11 02:29 PM   #3 
  - i would probably  onethatcares   Dec-10-11 02:29 PM   #4 
  - It would be a rather drastic change  quinnox   Dec-10-11 02:31 PM   #5 
  - I promised my friends that if I ever won the lottery  panader0   Dec-10-11 02:32 PM   #6 
  - I love you. n/t  bengalherder   Dec-10-11 02:38 PM   #12 
  - I'd replace the twenty year old truck  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-10-11 02:34 PM   #7 
  - I have no debt, but I live in a mobile home.  RebelOne   Dec-10-11 02:36 PM   #9 
  - Put it in my bank account and live off the interest  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-10-11 02:37 PM   #10 
  - I'd pay off my loans...  a la izquierda   Dec-10-11 02:37 PM   #11 
  - I would add a mother in law suite  ohheckyeah   Dec-10-11 02:38 PM   #13 
  - This OP was inspired by the thread yesterday about how many  hedgehog   Dec-10-11 02:40 PM   #14 
  - I'd sell my house and move closer to my daugher.  Lone_Star_Dem   Dec-10-11 02:42 PM   #15 
  - I'd set up trusts for my kids.  Ikonoklast   Dec-10-11 02:42 PM   #16 
  - I would have a home built...  Contrary1   Dec-10-11 02:48 PM   #17 
  - I'd probably pay off all my bills, set up college funds for my kids and donate  ejpoeta   Dec-10-11 02:50 PM   #18 
  - It'd have to be a pretty big prize to change anything at all.  hunter   Dec-10-11 02:56 PM   #19 
  - Are we talking 50K or 50M? Big difference in the outlook. With $50K I would buy a diesel pusher  Vincardog   Dec-10-11 03:03 PM   #20 
  - I guess what I'm asking is what would you do if you had all the money  hedgehog   Dec-10-11 03:52 PM   #28 
  - Move OUT of Florida and BACK to New York  HockeyMom   Dec-10-11 03:22 PM   #21 
  - Assuming we're speaking of a win in the millions,  Abin Sur   Dec-10-11 03:25 PM   #22 
  - I would travel the world with my best friend  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-10-11 03:29 PM   #23 
  - I'd replace my piece of shit old car. Other than that, I like my life just the way it is now.  Speck Tater   Dec-10-11 03:30 PM   #24 
  - I'd sell our house & buy one of those bneautiful old southern homes  napi21   Dec-10-11 03:33 PM   #25 
  - I could tell my parents they don't need to feed and clothe me anymore  DotGone   Dec-10-11 03:36 PM   #26 
  - If I win we can go to the doctor together.  MedicalAdmin   Dec-10-11 03:57 PM   #31 
  - I'd set up trusts for my kids when they turn 35.  RC   Dec-10-11 03:43 PM   #27 
  - My life wouldn't change.  timtom   Dec-10-11 03:54 PM   #29 
  - We have different work. But like you, my life won't change. I like the life  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 07:45 PM   #60 
  - Hopefully break a 100 consistently.  Loge23   Dec-10-11 03:55 PM   #30 
  - Considering I simply rent a POS apt in the hood - yes I would change my lifestyle  Dragonbreathp9d   Dec-10-11 04:02 PM   #32 
  - depends on how much  gejohnston   Dec-10-11 04:10 PM   #33 
  - I'd take home  cilla4progress   Dec-10-11 04:12 PM   #34 
  - I would open a music venue/bookstore where I live  RainDog   Dec-10-11 04:12 PM   #35 
  - You have some very interesting ideas there for non-traditional charity  hedgehog   Dec-10-11 04:21 PM   #39 
     - these are things already done where I live  RainDog   Dec-10-11 04:37 PM   #45 
  - First I'd take care of some medical issues  housewolf   Dec-10-11 04:16 PM   #36 
  - Wooded acres in Northern Michigan. 500 or more! nt  Romulox   Dec-10-11 04:16 PM   #37 
  - Sell our current home to downsize into an off-grid, environmentally sound self-build...  Earth_First   Dec-10-11 04:20 PM   #38 
  - that is a cool house  gejohnston   Dec-10-11 06:33 PM   # 
  - Why don't you start doing that now? A little each year and within a decade  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 07:50 PM   #61 
  - If we are talking multi millions....  unapatriciated   Dec-10-11 04:24 PM   #40 
  - I'd get a car and driver. I could go to an Occupy then.  Downwinder   Dec-10-11 04:27 PM   #41 
  - I would have to money to move out of this country n/t  newfie11   Dec-10-11 04:28 PM   #42 
  - I'd leave too.  roamer65   Dec-10-11 06:15 PM   #55 
  - I'd stay in law school but stop worrying about the loans  WildEyedLiberal   Dec-10-11 04:34 PM   #43 
  - I did win $10.00 on a scratch off ticket, life is pretty much the same  Sherman A1   Dec-10-11 04:36 PM   #44 
  - Buy a beach house.  Lugnut   Dec-10-11 04:45 PM   #46 
  - I would pay off the house  SoCalDem   Dec-10-11 04:47 PM   #47 
  - I have daydreamed about this but never buy a ticket. But the first  jwirr   Dec-10-11 04:51 PM   #48 
  - I'd buy a small piece of land in the country and  femrap   Dec-10-11 04:55 PM   #50 
  - You know those secret Santa's?  liberal N proud   Dec-10-11 04:57 PM   #51 
  - PA lottery instant games stink and the Powerball/Mega Millions  mvd   Dec-10-11 06:10 PM   #53 
  - As the great philosopher Iggy Pop said....  WCGreen   Dec-10-11 06:14 PM   #54 
  - It would change in the biggest way possible. Wealth is freedom.  MrSlayer   Dec-10-11 06:22 PM   #56 
  - You are wrong.  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 07:58 PM   #64 
  - I disagree.  MrSlayer   Dec-10-11 08:25 PM   #73 
     - I like what I do. Money is some what secondary to me. May be that is why I have enough.  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 08:36 PM   #77 
        - That's the difference I guess.  MrSlayer   Dec-10-11 09:57 PM   #93 
  - You would be a dreaded 1%er. nt  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 08:01 PM   #65 
     - Not really. I'd be a good 1%er.  MrSlayer   Dec-10-11 08:27 PM   #75 
        - Then, good for you. And I hope you become filthy rich. nt  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 08:38 PM   #78 
  - I'd give it all away to poor family members and homeless people.  provis99   Dec-10-11 06:33 PM   #57 
  - That is what I would do on a grander scale. I already do that now.  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 08:11 PM   #66 
  - Probably not all that much.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-10-11 07:37 PM   #58 
  - I would set up a trust fund for my siblings and donate the rest to charity. nt  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 07:40 PM   #59 
  - We'd buy a house rather than rent, pay off the remaining student loans,  TBF   Dec-10-11 07:53 PM   #62 
  - I would be able to afford heat  nobodyspecial   Dec-10-11 07:56 PM   #63 
  - Good reply. Gaining some margin on the simple things in life is by far most important. nt  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 08:17 PM   #69 
  - Tougher question: If you had a tea party fundy sister like I do...  Silent3   Dec-10-11 08:12 PM   #67 
  - Are my siblings are fundamentalists. But they are moderate to liberal.  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 08:20 PM   #70 
  - I would pay off my student loans and move somewhere warm,  Luciferous   Dec-10-11 08:15 PM   #68 
  - I'd pay off my debts, buy a grave site for me & hubby...  Little Star   Dec-10-11 08:22 PM   #71 
  - Two chicks at the same time. n/t  LoZoccolo   Dec-10-11 08:23 PM   #72 
  - No. Too confusing. nt  bluestate10   Dec-10-11 08:39 PM   #80 
  - rofl  Matariki   Dec-10-11 08:51 PM   #83 
  - what would you do if you had a million dollars?  ProdigalJunkMail   Dec-11-11 04:47 PM   #100 
  - animal helping/homeless  irisblue   Dec-10-11 08:25 PM   #74 
  - I'd take my family and leave the country.  Lyric   Dec-10-11 08:31 PM   #76 
  - I'd contact an architectural firm specializing in green retrofitting--  eridani   Dec-10-11 08:38 PM   #79 
  - I'd buy a condo, go on a few trips, give to charity, buy some books and  applegrove   Dec-10-11 08:40 PM   #81 
  - I would get out of my upside down mortage, sell my house (at a loss)  Matariki   Dec-10-11 08:46 PM   #82 
  - I'd cut my hours working, but would still continue to work some,  phylny   Dec-10-11 08:57 PM   #84 
  - I would repaint my old Studebaker truck  Plucketeer   Dec-10-11 09:00 PM   #85 
  - I'd quit my job if I won $10M+, but in a way I'd still do much of the same work  Silent3   Dec-10-11 09:04 PM   #86 
  - First thing I would do...  pipi_k   Dec-10-11 09:05 PM   #87 
  - l would buy a WAY better airplane than my old twin engine Cessna!  Fair Witness   Dec-10-11 09:20 PM   #88 
  - I don't think much would change at all.  Bunny   Dec-10-11 09:22 PM   #89 
  - I'd pay off my bills.  musical_soul   Dec-10-11 09:25 PM   #90 
  - The first thing is, I would buy a house  jmowreader   Dec-10-11 09:51 PM   #92 
  - I'd put my money where my mouth is  progressiveinaction   Dec-11-11 09:43 AM   #94 
  - I'd make a $10k bet with Rick Perry  Viking12   Dec-11-11 09:53 AM   #95 
  - I would take a vacation.  robinlynne   Dec-11-11 02:08 PM   #96 
  - Invest the money in businesses and other solid investments to finance progressive causes.  Dawson Leery   Dec-11-11 02:22 PM   #97 
  - I'd pay Skinner to get rid of DU3 and make everyone's life better.  Dem2theMax   Dec-11-11 04:22 PM   #98 
  - people who say their lives won't change are full of shit  ProdigalJunkMail   Dec-11-11 04:41 PM   #99 
  - Honestly I don't really know what I would do  Hippo_Tron   Dec-11-11 06:24 PM   #101 

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